Sun tries again with consumer-flavored Java

Sun Microsystems on Tuesday plans to introduce a friendlier way to write Java applications for consumer devices.

From News.com:

Sun Microsystems on Tuesday plans to introduce a friendlier way to write Java applications for consumer devices, an attempt to derive more profit from Java and stake a greater claim in the next generation of Web applications.

At the JavaOne conference in San Francisco, Sun's Executive Vice President of Software Rich Green, is expected to unveil JavaFX Script, a simpler scripting language for writing applications on Java-equipped desktop PCs and handheld devices.

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